Concordia University Chicago Profile

Founded in 1864, Concordia University Chicago is a top tier private liberal arts university located in the state of Illinois, offering high quality Christian liberal arts education in the Lutheran tradition. It is an institution of the Concordia University System.

The University has the following colleges: College of Arts & Sciences; College of Business; College of Education; College of Graduate and Innovative Programs.

The College of Arts and Sciences offers courses in the humanities, literature, communication, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics and theology. Graduates will receive the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Master's degree.

The College of Business offers an extensive range of degree options and majors, including the Bachelor of Arts degree (in Accounting; Business Communications; Management;or Marketing) and the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (with emphasis in Media Arts, Sports Management, Theatre, etc.). In addition it offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program with concentrations in Banking and Financial Institutions; Not-for-Profit/Church Management; School Business Management.

The College of Education is nationally recognized and accredited by the NCATE and the Illinois State Board of Education. It offers doctoral programs with specialization in early childhood education, public school leadership and nonpublic school leadership.

Ranking Profile:

- Ranked 92nd among the Tier 1 Regional Universities (Midwest) by US News & World Report (2011).

- Higher Learning Commission (HLC) - Member, North Central Association
- National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
- National Association of Schools of Music
- Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs

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